As their drone program grew, so did interest in more extensive reality capture. While its drone program was highly efficient, Juneau sought more comprehensive interior documentation to better communicate with project teams and stakeholders. “We lost data because there was no structure,” Wilson explained, “field personnel took pictures on smartphones and iPads and dumped them into Procore, leaving us with 30-100,000 pictures at the end of a project with no context.”
After a four-month trial process in which construction teams tested and scaled DroneDeploy’s 360 Walkthrough, the company rolled out this new method of data collection across each one of their job sites. Now, all owners, field personnel, and trade partners have the option to fully immerse themselves in the reality capture process and push critical items to Procore via the DroneDeploy integration. “It’s no longer one or two people’s responsibility on a project to circulate information,” Wilson said, “everyone is able to see that data.”
Read on as Wilson takes us through three of Juneau Construction’s most labor-intensive projects.